Darüşşafaka Tekfen at Boğaziçi Sports Fest

Over the weekend of 9-12 May, Darüşşafaka Tekfen Basketball Team was the guest of the Boğaziçi University Sports Fest, in which a total of 17 Turkish and 16 foreign universities took part. This was the 39th time the festival had been held.

Every year, around 1000 athletes (including, on average, 500 from foreign countries) participate in this festival, held on the South Campus at Boğaziçi University. In addition to the sports tournaments, which take place over four days, there are a number of other activities and shows of various kinds. On the last day of the Fest, the Darüşşafaka Tekfen Basketball Team played a demonstration match against the Sports Fest All-Star Team. Darüşşafaka Tekfen were out in full force-bringing along their brass band, dance team and Dado, the club's mascot!

During the Sports Fest closing ceremony, the Boğaziçi University Feyyaz Berker Sportsmanship Award, which is given annually, was handed to this year's winners-Bilge Süldür (a rower and a student of Translation) and Barış Baran Gündoğdu (a rower and a student of Construction Engineering). Berker family members Şebnem Berker and Sinan Uzan were present at the ceremony and congratulated the athletes.